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FOX News
Apr 20, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. couldn't help you on that. >> shepard: nothing you can do about that in just the past 24 hours, toyota announced another recall, its second in a week. it also agreed to pay the largest fine ever for a car company for fail to tell regulators about problems with sticking gas pedals. that's, of course, on top of the 8 million vehicles toyota has already recalled. it may look like a public relations disaster. but, as it turns out, sales are up. drivers are still buying to its. phil keating is live in our florida newsroom tonight. what's the deal here? >> well, shep, one big reason that toyota's u.s. sales in march jumped 41% over march '09 was historic buyer incentives worth about $2,300 per vehicle. yet, every toyota customer we spoke with, one after another, said good toyota news or bad toyota news it just doesn't matter. they just love the brand. >> jeff, call on 700. >> you could call leann mcgrapth toyota's quintessential customer. >> it's nice. >> she says she has owned six or seven to its so far. her two sons own to its. and now she is shopping for another one. >> i just feel they a
FOX News
Apr 17, 2010 12:00pm EDT
-away cars and suvs that might roll over. guess what? another toyota recall. i'm brian wilson, headquarter headquarte headquarter, live from the nation -- america's news headquarters, live from the nation's capital right now. across europe and around the world, air travel is grinding to a halt because of the icelandic volcano that continues to build smoke and ash thousands of feet in the air. the situation is even threatening to scuddle the president's plans to attend the funeral of polish president lech kaczynski. only 5,000 flights in the air over europe today. on a normal day, there would be almost five times that number. our own greg palkot is one of the thousands of stranded travelers. greg is stuck in dubai because his flight to europe was canceled like most of the other flights bound there. greg, what is the latest with travelers and flight schedules where with you are? >> hey, brian. we're stranded like tens of thousands of others around the world, thanks to the volcanic ash cloud across europe. we were traveling back from an assignment in yemen and hoping to transit t
FOX News
Apr 8, 2010 7:00pm EDT
internet e-mail that showed toyota executived were discussing problems with the company's executives prior to launching a huge recall. tonight, we are learning what happened after that e-mail went out. plus, dozens upon dozens of people buried alive. and this is just the beginning of the damage. of the damage. that's coming up as fox reports. but i'm gonna take it to a thousand million. [ male announcer ] when you own a certified pre-owned mercedes-benz, chances are they'll own it one day, too. which is why it undergoes such a rigorous inspection to meet our uncompromising standards. one day, i'm gonna drive this to vegas. [ male announcer ] hurry in to your authorized mercedes-benz dealer for 1.99% financing during our certified pre-owned sales event through april 30th. it was really nice to meet you, a.j. yeah, you too. a.j.? (alarm blasting) (screaming) (phone rings) hello? this is bill with broadview security. is everything okay? no. there's this guy - he just smashed in my door. i'm sending help right now. thank you. (announcer) brink's home security is now broadview security. call no
FOX News
Apr 8, 2010 3:00pm EDT
need a lawyer? >> new information about the toyota recall. what did executives know and when? this thing is growing and we'll have it for you next. identity theft, one of the fastest growing crimes in america. even if you think you're doing everything right, and hiding that social security number, you must still give it to your employer, your doctor, your accountant, insurance, school. the list goes on and on. and the identity thieves know who you must give it to. that's who they target. if they can get your personal information... they can turn it into money. basically you're on your own. you really don't know where to turn. the bank can only, you know, make sure the credits go through. fifty-eight different individuals are using... my old social security number. but there is one place you can turn... for real protection and real peace of mind. lifelock. a member called in and i could tell... that it was going to be a serious conversation. there had been two mortgages taken out in his name. he didn't have the time or the money... to take care of this problem and lifelock did it fo
FOX News
Apr 17, 2010 4:00pm EDT
indoors. gregg? >> gregg: thanks very much. >>> and hits keep coming for toyota. a voluntary recall of minivans. the company says a spare tire may come loose and fall on to the road creating a dangerous situation for other drivers. this recall applies to all minivans bought between 1998 and 2010. if you own one of those vehicles bring it to a dealer for inspection. in the past few months, toyota has recalled over 8 million vehicles worldwide. >> the crew of the space shuttle had s heading home to earth closing it's hatches and undocking from the international space station. during the mission astronauts did three spacewalks including one to install a new ammonia tank. they are set to return to earth monday morning, depending on the weather. >> gregg: former new york congressman eric massa saying someone forged a $40,000 check to his chief of staff. federal campaign records now show that the check was written to joe lacalto before massa resigned suddenly last month. massa is saying that it was based on misrepresentations to campaign officials. he is among several staffers accusing the f
FOX News
Apr 13, 2010 7:00pm EDT
from toyota have now reported that they are taking one of their very popular models off the market after an extremely rare warning from "consumer reports" magazine. it says do not buy the lexus gx 460. toyota owns the upscale lexus brand. "consumer reports" says the suv has a problem with its stabilization system. in short, it could just roll over. drivers for the magazine reported a fishtail effect that could cause the vehicle to upend itself. toyota now reports it will at least for now stop selling the gx 460. we're told the company will conduct its own tests on the suv and then decide what to do next. toyota is already suffering a bruised reputation after it recalled millions upon millions of vehicles because of the problems with their accelerators. now to the adoption outrage and word that the woman who sent back her adopted son with a note attached did it even while she was trying to get another child for adoption. the report comes from abc news information from sources at the sheriff's department. remember the woman in shelbyville, tennessee adopted this kid from russia last
FOX News
Apr 8, 2010 11:00am EDT
killed, their deaths linked to toyota's acceleration problems. if that doesn't outrage you enough, wait until you hear who knew what and when. some new incredible information coming out of the washington hearing. >>> plus do you stay home from work when you're sick or bring your germs to the office? like it or not, playing hurt is the thing to do these days. jenna has more on why. jon: bottom of the hours, time for a check of the top stories, "-- happening now, dangerous gases force crew necessary west virginia to abandon the search for the four missing coal miners, the crews got within 1000 feet of the rescue chamber where they might be before they had to turn around. >>> middle box, president obama getting ready to host a dinner with 11 central and eastern european leaders, just hours after the president and his russian counterpart signed a new arms control treaty. >>> bottom box, antigovernment protestors in thailand plan a massive street rally tomorrow in defiance of a state of emergency there, the red shirts, as the po testers are known, have been trying to force the prime mi
FOX News
Apr 10, 2010 12:00pm EDT
administration may slap toyota with greater fines on top of the $16.4 million assessed over the defective accelerator pedals. they say the car maker should be on the hook for $14 billion in penalties except that there is a legal limit on the individual fines against what is set. >>> another tough week for toyota. we learned retired executive wrote an e-mail at toyota saying we need to come clean over defective gas pedals and it was apparently written before the problem was revealed to the u.s. government officials. irve miller was a toyota public affairs vice president, 30-year veteran of the company a few days short of retirement when he wrote an e-mail to japanese counterparts on january 16 of this year. i hate to break this to you, but we have a tendency for mechanical failure in accelerator pedals for a certain manufacturer on certain models. we are not protecting our customers by keeping this quiet. the time to hide on this one is over. we need to come clean." noting the key toyota executives were about to meet with officials from the national highway traffic safety adminis
FOX News
Apr 19, 2010 6:00pm EDT
basic information about it. just look at toyota right now. it's in big trouble because the government says it failed to tell customers about problems with sticky gas pedals. the same thing with goldman sachs. the government says it broke the law when it sold investment products to two european banks since 2007. and that it did not tell them basic required information. the products were securities backed by billions in subprime mortgages. goldman did not tell the banks that a very savvy investment manager john paulson helped to create the securities and then turned around and made bets they would eventually blow up. which they did. it was financial car wreck. costing the banks more than a billion dollars. paulson's firm made about a billion. the government says if goldman had told the banks about paulson's involvement, they might have thought twice. >> the key was misrepresentation that would have called the buyer not buy security or considered it an important factor whether or not to purchase it. >> now some charge the administration weft after goldman in part for political reasons, t
FOX News
Apr 8, 2010 9:00am EDT
story is straight ahead. bill: also, what did they know, when did they know it. talking about toyota and the problems with that gas pedal. was there a coverup? reports of the toyota executive urging the company to come clean. it's impossible to replace anybody that you love. she was my great role model, my grammy keaton. it was pretty much of a shock for us when she got colon cancer. we were -- none of us were prepared for that. here's the deal, and this is the bottom line here -- colorectal cancer is the second-leading cancer killer of men and women over the age of 50. and you know what -- this is one that you can prevent. just get screened, okay? i know how precious life is right now. we can all do this. you can do it, i can do it. if i can do it, you can do it, okay? how's that for a deal? arrested a man in san francisco for making threatening phone calls to the house speaker nancy pelosi over health care reform. federal investigators saying that man called pelosi's homes in california and in washington, as well as her husband's office. he's 48-year-old gregory giusti, arrested yester
FOX News
Apr 7, 2010 9:00am EDT
your pockets and go and watch your shoe size underneath that seat, too. new developments on toyota, reports suggesting the company notified the european distribute tors about sticking -- distributors and sticky gas pedals weeks before telling the u.s. government and why would that be, if true and the fox business network, cheryl casony is working that sorry, and the information shows toyota hid the information from the u.s. on purpose? >> it potentially could show that, yes, they hid it from the u.s., and, they also mischaracterized the issues, with the vehicles. and it goes back to september, bill, for toyota, they notified europe, western european distribute tors in israel and turkey of sudden acceleration and brake problems and toyota still maintains, as of today, these were separate issues. and expect that that of course is going to be questioned, going forward. because they say we notified europe about these issues but the u.s. issues were different. but, if you look at the documents, bill, the associated press pulled together, and examined, the same documents that ray lahood,
FOX News
Apr 20, 2010 9:00am EDT
, going back to mid-february. martha: toyota sales, despite all their problems, are booming. they've had recalls, they've had safety issues, they have had fines, and the japanese cars are still selling apparently like hot cakes. phil keating joins us from miami, trying to figure this out. phil, it is remarkable, it seems like everybody day you're hearing about another recall from this company. they just had a really strong month, right? >> reporter: yeah, february actually for toyota was one of its worst months ever but the company really bounced back in march with u.s. sales shooting up 41 percent, compared to march '09. generous incentives for all of the vehicles sold and leased. that's a big explanation, that amounted to about $2300 per vehicle. now, toyota's latest recall involving about 9000 lexus gp460s. toyota says about 5600 of them have been sold and repairs should take an hour. this is the vehicle consumer reports identified last week as maybe sussentable to -- susceptible to flipping over. one dealer explains toyota's perseverance through all this recent bad press with cus
FOX News
Apr 17, 2010 10:00pm EDT
america's news headquarters, i'm marianne rafferty. more problems for toyota and possible headaches for its mini van owners. the car maker is preparing for a voluntary recall of 870,000 mini vans in the u.s. and canada. a spare tire may come loose and fall on to the road, creating a hazard for other drivers. it applies to mini vans sold between 1998 and 2010. in the past few months toyota has recalled more than 8 million vehicles worldwide. >>> the crew of the space shuttle "discovery" pack their bags and head home to earth but not before exchanging goodbye hugs and handshakes with their counter parts. "discovery" docked from the international space station this morning. they are set to land monday morning in weather permits. i'm marianne rafferty. now, back to "geraldo at large." >>> this crisis could have been avoided if wall street firms were more accountable, if financial dealings were more transparent and if consumers and share holders were given more information and authority to make decisions but that didn't happen. and that is because special interests have waged a relentless campai
FOX News
Apr 29, 2010 10:00pm EDT
. ♪ [ male announcer ] over the past 50 years, toyota has been proud to be a model of quality car making. but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, is is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're maki fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will contito be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ >> greta: let's go to our new york newsroom with where mary and rafferty is standing by with other headlines. >> reporter: reports that traces of oil from the spill up the coast of louisiana has begun washing ashore. the impact of the still would be mind-boggling. louisiana's governor declaring a state of emergency. 5,000 barrels a day are leaking fro
FOX News
Apr 8, 2010 4:00pm EDT
the government discern engineer problems in toyota cars that essentially nasa, that got us to the moon, is now mr. good wrench. >> well, you look for the best talent and if you have a car problem and you want to find what the best talent is to look at a problem, looks like you may go to nasa. >> neil: you don't believe that, buzz? you went to the moon, discovered and done things that are historic. and now, you're nasa people looking under the hoods? its ridiculous. >> all right. i'm not here to talk about toyota. >> neil: next week the president makes a big speech, talk to get nasa core stars, veterans, you're going to be there and other big heroes will be there. but he's talking about downsizing nasa, right? >> i don't know as that's the case. the budget is increased now. >> neil: the post shuttle effort is nixed, right? >> well, we're going to save money because we spent about $9 billion and 5 to 6 years going down a pathway that was unsustainable jot president more or less said that. >> yes, that's right. >> neil: but i thought he nixed, buzz, the revisit the moon thing. >> i think
FOX News
Apr 1, 2010 3:00pm EDT
willis. >> for toyota it was terrible. can you imagine worse headlines? they came back with incentives. if you bought a toyota you might get cash back or zero percent financing. you will see it show up in the earnings numbers. >> shepard: why are ford and gm up so much? >> they played the incentive games but ford extended product line and they have a lot of cars. you knew them for trucks. the ford f150 but taurus, fiesta, fusion, they have new versions and people are responding. mileage is up too. 40mpg. >> shepard: on what? >> on the taurus and the fiesta. >> shepard: that's a high number. >> big numbers and people are responding. >> shepard: what's wrong with chrysler? >> they didn't do incentives. >> shepard: are they in trouble? >> they have been for a long time. >> shepard: real trouble? >> they've lagged and they've gotten smaller. you wouldn't recognize them at all. they have had a hard time with the incentive game. >> shepard: i never heard about mercedes and bmw. they're working on a different crowd? >> everybody was up across the board. even the luxury automakers saw gains th
FOX News
Apr 30, 2010 1:00am EDT
outrageous story we've ever heard. it is about iran. ♪ [ male announcer ] over the past 50 years, toyota has been proud to be a model of quality car making. but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, is is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're maki fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will contito be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ this is a fox news alerted from new york. traces of the oil from the oil leak off the louisiana coast has come ashore. the spill could become one of america's worst environmental disasters ever, threatening wildlife and pritch fishing grounds. booms near place to protect grasslands and beaches. more than 1,000 p
FOX News
Apr 9, 2010 10:00pm EDT
toyota in connection with recalled vehicles. the car maker already facing a fine of more than 16 million dollars for failing to promptly notify the government about defective gas pedals. toyota has recalled more than eight million vehicles worldwide. i'm mar ann rafferty, now back to on the record. >> greta: southern republican leadership conference in full swing and major republicans are swinging at po2 names you will -- at president obama. two names you will recognize. >> they are being told today that big daddy government has all the answers. that's what we are hearing from a washington, d.c. that is absolutely out of control. they're saying y'all don't worry your pretty little heads. >> the time to articulate the alternative is from now until november when they say yes we can. we stand up and say oh no you don't! when they try to restrict freedom and grow government, prove the republican party common sense conservatives have a better way because this is the party of lincoln and reagan! this is the party that put an end to slavery. this is the party -- that this is the party that decl
FOX News
Apr 1, 2010 9:00am EDT
negative news surrounding toyota would hurt the company, guess again, u.s. auto sales surged 40 percent in the month of march, powered by some of the deepest discounts ever in the wake of millions of recalls, a lot of financing for five years, free. toyota execs saying some of the incentives will continue, including what i mentioned, zero percent financing, and an offer of free maintenance for return toyota customers. the buy-in is good, huh? martha: wasn't expecting that, right? >>> one of the big questions on the peoples' minds, is the economy, is it getting better really? here's what we know, 439,000 new jobless claims this week, that's the number we follow every week, that one dropped by 6000. that's a good thing, it's been dropping in fact for several weeks by small increments. but the question today, how does this set us up for a very big number the white house is going to watch closely, wall street is going to watch closely, the all-important jobs report. meanwhile, overall, 11.1 million people have filed unemployment claims in this country. that is a big number, folks. t
FOX News
Apr 2, 2010 11:00am EDT
wheeling and dealing. toyota is dishing out some sweet savings to get customers back into the showroom. how sweet, you say? how about knocking thousands of dollars off the sticker price? and the video is incredible. there was a shooting on a chicago corner. the cops showed up. a video journalist showed up, and minutes later another shooting. the whole thing caught on tape, and you will see it next. nature knows just how much water vegetables need. so, to turn those vegetables into campbell's condensed soup, we don't boil it down, our chefs just add less water from the start. ♪ so many, many reasons ♪ it's so m'm! m'm! good! ♪ this is why we do this! freedom! the open road! no doubt! and progressive has great coverage and policies starting at just $95 a year. i dig that! most bikers do -- that's why progressive is number one! whoo! whoo! let's renew up. yeah, that sounds good, man. do i have any bugs in my teeth? no, you're good. number one in motorcycle insurance. now, that's progressive. [meow] desperate for nighttime heartburn relief? for many, nexium helps relieve heartburn sy
FOX News
Apr 1, 2010 1:00pm EDT
, because there's big news about toyota. >> the toyota news, this is an estimate. it's estimated that their sales went up 37 percent year over year. megyn: how can that be? >> i think that's a great question. you know, they had all these impairments, right? bad publicity, having to recall cars. guess what, toyota customers are loyal, what's more, they're getting a lot of incentive money to buy. there have been fantastic deals in the marketplace consumers turn on to, whether it's zero percent financing, money back offers, you name it, it's out there. as one analyst put it to they, maybe it's not the best deal in the world but the consumers hear it and they think it is so they make buying decisions anyway. megyn: well, that's good news for toyota at least, gerry willis, thank you very much. >> my pleasure. megyn: new reaction coming in from conservative author karl rove, fox news contributor, about the run-in with the ladies in pink. you may have seen the confrontation at a rove book signing in california, hecklers from the left wing antiwar group code pink was armed with handcuffs and
FOX News
Apr 6, 2010 6:00am EDT
and toyota took a big hit today in what respect? >> ok. transportation secretary ray lahood said toyota, you knowingly hid a dangerous defect. the sticking gas pedals. you're fined $16 million. the lawyers are going to have a field day with this. now, the government says you knowingly hid a dangerous defect. the lawyers have already sued. now they're going to say you covered it up. this could push toyota closer to a mass settlement of all these lawsuits and it will be very, very expensive. this is what could happen. >> one of the problems is the fact that they didn't have a recall months ago. they had to wait until it became a huge public outcry. the government says toyota, you should have reported this in five days. you took four months. that's a delay. you knowingly hid a dangerous problem. >> hold on, stu, because the government now owns most of general motors and chrysler. >> there is self-interest here. >> it is a conflict of interest, though, for the government to be fining toyota because some could argue, well, we kind of went them to go bye-bye maybe because we need our i
FOX News
Apr 13, 2010 3:00pm EDT
problems -- he was violent. more problems for toyota. consumer reports -- it's one thing for consumer reports to say you might want to avoid this one. consumer reports put the stamp do not buy on a luxury vehicle from lexus. we'll give you the details. plus they take a chunk out of every one of our paychecks but how does the u.s. government spend our tax money? have you ever wondered where your money goes? there was no way to figure it out but there is now. the new fox news taxpayer calculator and you're going to want to see this coming up next. for the first time in nine years consumer reports magazine is warning readers do not buy a certain vehicle. it's made by toyota owned lexus. according to this magazine, the 2010 lexus gs460 surface from a serious rollover risk because the electronic stability control system doesn't work, they notified nhtsa and lexus plans to retest the vehicle. the latest black eye for toyota already forced to recall more than 8 million vehicles because of safety problems. >>> more on this on our website. >> it's all your money. the big day is almost upon us,
FOX News
Apr 18, 2010 11:00pm EDT
fully return to normal. meteorologist warn skies are still unstable. volcanic ash stalls engines. toyota expected to sign an agreement monday to pay a fine of more than $16 million for delaying effective gas pedals. the auto maker knew the problem back in september but waited 4 months to issue a recall. toyota will have 30-days to pay the record fine. the fine has not released the company for liability claims relate to do the recalls. i am mary ann rafferty now back to huckabee. tsunami warning. i'm heather nauert. back to "huckabee." >> if you would like to e-mail us, go to mikehuckabee.com. >> mike: the "huckabee report" is now on 585 radio stations across america, three times a day. i share commentary on news of the day. find a station near you go to mikehuckabee.com and click on the "huckabee report." by the way, if you don't have it in your area, ask or demand your local radio station to get it. well, tax day 2010, it's come and thank goodness it's gone. so how are you? you happy about the refunds? do you think uncle sam is acting like the bully who takes your lunch money from you?
FOX News
Apr 25, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. [ male announcer ] at toyota, we're committed to providing our customers with safe, reliable cars. that's why we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. and we've also made our comprehensive star safety system standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ at toyota, your safety will continue to be a top priority in any and all of our decisions. ♪ >> new clashes today in the middle east and some questions if they have the potential to side track the push for peace talks. this is the special u.s.-mideast envoy prepares for a return to the region next week. and meanwhile palestinian president abbas has accepted an invitation to head to the white house. let's head back to the protests, police protecting the israeli protesters as they march through the streets and filled with angry palestinians. rina ninen was in the middle of all of this. she has more from jerusalem. >> hi, harris, the protest haves been expected for weeks. right wing demonstrators took to the streets, provoking palestinians for building in east jerusalem.
FOX News
Apr 21, 2010 1:00pm EDT
in part to -- owing in part to troubles with toyota. brian wilson live in washington on this one. how are opinions changing? >> reporter: americans now believe by a modest margin that american car companies make better quality cars than do the asian companies. % of those polls said american car companied made the best cars. you have to compare that with numbers from a similar poll in 2006. it's a shocking change. back then 29% of those believed american car companies made the best cars and 46% believed asian car companies made the better cars. that's quite a turn around *. we have a non-scientific pole on foxnews.com if you want to weigh in on what you think. megyn: who are the big wirns and losers. >> reporter: not surprisingly toyota is the big loser. 8 million cars recalled. that's caused toyota to take a 10-point hit. ford's reputation has surged the most. 18% said ford was the maker of the best car. ben roethlisberger may not be facing charges for the alleged sexual assault of two women but he may be paying a price. captioning made possible by fox news network >> megyn: 250 peopl
FOX News
Apr 6, 2010 4:00am EDT
, fox news. >> transportation department says it's seeking maximum fine against toyota for failing to notify it about the die affective gas pedals, the largest civil fine ever issued by the governor to an auto maker. secretary la hood says toyota knew about the problem in september but didn't issue recall until january. there are is two weeks to appeal and said it's made improvements with regulators and customers. stocks began the week on a positive note. dow up 46 and a half finishing just shy of 11,000 mark. s and p 900 gained nine and a third. oil and gasoline had hit 18 month highs. crude futures up $1.75 closing at $86.62 a barrel. gas averaging $2.83 per gallon up three cents from last week. nine cents from a month ago. >> on the road to recovery big gains in one important measurement of an important part of the economy. fox business correspondent jerry willis looks at the numbers. >> reporter: a key gauge of the housing market is looking up. pending home sales rose in february fueling to jump the home buyers tax credit. across the country mid west had the best performance, w
FOX News
Apr 18, 2010 10:00pm EDT
. >> from america's news headquarters i am mary ann rafferty. toyota is agreeing to a fine of more than $16 million for delaying to report effective gas pedal sz. the car maker knew about the problem back in september but didn't issue a recall until january. transportation department official saying the car maker has until monday to accept or contest that record find. >>> an incredible scene in poland's capital as the country's president and wife are laid to rest. tens of thousands lining the streets to bid a farewell. they were killed in a plane crash last week along with 94 others. french president nicholas sarkozy were unable to attend the funeral. volcanic ash halting them from paying their respects. i am mary ann rafferty, now back to geraldo at large. >> the four mat was planned and formal. john and kate signed a complicated contract the children were told it was christmas morning. it was so the camera crew could get the genuine reaction of the children. it wasn't until after until later that they were told that it was not christmas morning. they did it for the show. >>> i am kimberly
FOX News
Apr 16, 2010 5:00pm EDT
manufacturering. yeah. we have toyotas driving down the street and they're driving themselves in into poles. people still say, "i'd rather have that than a g.m." and steel? no. we closed that down. clothing? no, we don't make clothing anymore. apple. apple is going to save us! nope, made elsewhere. check your iphone. designed in california. assembled by slaves in china. i think they leave the slave part out. how about the green jobs in yeah. solar panels. yeah. do you really think we can make solar panels cheaper with our union labor than they can make in s s say india? i didn't think so. be honest. because we -- i did this, too. we all did. we wanted to believe the lie. we believed it. we had a good time. now it's time to sober up. we'll hurt with the changes. my first five years in the recovery from alcohol, i didn't think i was going to make it. it was a lot easier in some ways to go back to drinking. but drinking will kill you. you will be a slave to it or anybody who will hold you up. it takes a long time and a lot of hard work and it takes commitment to do it. but that's what we
FOX News
Apr 18, 2010 7:00pm EDT
the bottom of the list even by recent gains of ford taking on toyota and troubles. joining detroit near the worst of the worst, here are the other four, the bottom five. st. louis, missouri at number 49. miami sunshine, no warmth for job seekers, 48. legislation, a real gamble for the jobless at 47 and riverside, california next. with ten people competing for every help wanted ad. but not all the news is so grim. let's take a look at the top of the list, the top five major cities, the easiest in the nation to get a job. in at number five, hartford, connecticut three people vying for every job ad. number four, believe it or not, was wall street close, the big apple. baltimore, maryland the third best spot and again, no surprise the next one, washington d.c. at number two. uncle sam is a big higher and one person per advertised jobs, pretty good odds, chances are things will only get better here with government growing and bureaucracy a boomtown. drum roll, please! now, the easiest city in the nation to find a job, technology tops these case in hiring, so san jose and silicon valley,
FOX News
Apr 24, 2010 7:00pm EDT
we've also made our comprehensive star safety system standard on every vehicle we make. at toyota, your safety will continue to be a top priority in any and all of our decisions. ♪ you may be missing some of the protection you need for a healthy mouth. with crest pro-health toothpastes, you don't need to make that trade-off. [ sela ] crest pro-health is the first and only leading toothpaste to protect against sensitivity and all these areas dentists check most. and with crest pro-health sensitive shield, you get a smoother formula. sensitivity protection and more for a healthy mouth. new crest pro-health sensitive shield. >>> you know, in this economy york often need to get creative or go broke. a company switched from making car parts to parts for the body. they said they have done a complete company makeover and they're looking to expand, which means more jobs. elizabeth pran is live with plant with more on -- atlanta with more on this. i love this story. >> turner medical used to be turner machine. since the late 1970s, they made auto parts but the jobs became increasingly av
FOX News
Apr 19, 2010 1:00am EDT
mustache institute proposing a $250 tax incentive for peopleeeeee w w ww >> reporter: toyota expected to sign an agreement this morning to pay a fine of more than $16 million for a delay in reporting defective gas pedals and 30 days to pay fines. reports show the auto maker knew of the problem in september but waited four months for a recall. the fine doesn't release the company for liability claims. the japanese auto maker recalled more than eight million vehicles because of acceleration and breaking problems. and a deadly earthquake rattling mountains north of kabul in afghanistan. the tremor striking in the saragon region. and the quake could be felt in the capitol and two neighboring countries. now back to geraldo at large. k to geraldo at large. >> the four mat was planned and formal. john and kate signed a complicated contract the children were told it was christmas morning. it was so the camera crew could get the genuine reaction of the children. it wasn't until after until later that they were told that it was not christmas morning. they did it for the show. >>> i am kimberly
FOX News
Apr 15, 2010 6:00am EDT
a thursday. toyota says it's conducting safety tests on all s. u.v.'s after "consumer reports" issues a rare do not buy rating warning that the 2010 lexus could roll over. temporary has temporarily suspended sales of the s.u.v. and a recall is being considered. they are testing the s.u.v. and working to correct the stability problem. toyota is trying to avoid the criticism it faced earlier when it was accused of not acting quickly over the gas pedal and other problems. president obama isn't getting very far selling his financial reform bill to congressional republicans, at least. after a meeting to the white house on the topic, senate minority leader mitch mcconnell said the president was simply creating an ongoing bailout system. >> if you look at it carefully, it will lead to endless taxpayer bailout of wall street banks. that is clearly not the direction the american people would like for us to go. >> and house minority leader john behnor complained that if it was his goal, that isn't the way to do it. >> in a time when small businesses are looking for loans, the bill that
FOX News
Apr 6, 2010 11:00am EDT
trouble for toyota, transportation secretary ray la hood says the u.s. plans to seek a $16.4 million fine against the automaker, saying toyota knowingly hid safety problems from regulators. >>> bottom box, treasury secretary tim geithner travels through india today as part of a new effort to forge closer ties with that nation. geithner is there to promote trade and investment. jane: right now we're waiting arraignment of three of the nine teenagers charged in the bullying case in massachusetts. fifteen-year-old stevie -- phoebie prince killed herself in january, prosecutors say she suffered what they called unrelenting bullying, set to be arraigned today, 217-year-olds, one spls 18-year-old, you'll see it on the screen, this will happen in massachusetts. molly line is in north hampton president the teenagers themselves are not going to be in court. why is that? >> reporter: their lawyers have essentially filed paperwork waiving their right to appear so they'll be represented by counsel but will not be here in person. shawn mulville of south hadley, criminal har hsment, violation of c
FOX News
Apr 29, 2010 9:00am EDT
three dollar coupon at tidestainrelease.com today. ♪ [ male announcer ] over the past 50 years, toyota has been proud to be a model of quality car making. but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, is is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're maki fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will contito be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ martha: well, it's about to get going, folks, debate about to get underway on capitol hill for these new financial regulation we have been hearing so much about, the senate after shooting it down twice this week, yesterday, agreed, naniously, they are going to stop a filibuster of the bill. but, now they say
FOX News
Apr 1, 2010 11:00am EDT
numbers come out, and toyota sales are booming in japan, up 50% last month. ford sales in china and local partners there, they jumped about 84% in the first quarter. let's get to eric bolling from fbn. what's going on here? >> well, initial claims which is the weekly number, they dropped 6,000 so that means 6,000 fewer people than the last week applied for unemployment insurance. that's the good news. a little bit more good news, tomorrow it looks like most analysts and most economists expect jobs to be created for the month of march. that's only the second time a month had job creation and last time was a year ago march, 64,000 jobs were created, and we've seen just month after month of job losses. so tomorrow the expectation is anywhere between 175,000 jobs created and 200,000 jobs created. the other piece of good news. now a little bit of the bad news, a lot of that job creation tomorrow ising with attributed -- being attributed to two major factors. number one, the census. the census has hired hundreds and hundreds of thousands of people. those are temporary jobs, those won't last for
FOX News
Apr 10, 2010 4:00pm EDT
. >> good to see you grgg. >> june hads of -- hundreds of class action lawsuits against toyota will be heard in a courtroom in california. toyota has recalled 8 1/2 million vehicles nationwide since november. problems from sticking accelerator pedals to brake failures. >>> suspicious white powder found in a census form in the state of maryland. the form coming to a billing in essex that processes the census. officials did not know what the substance is but it is being tested now. one person taken to the hospital. officials are not saying what symptoms that individual may have h >>> massive gas explosion demolishing a new jersey home down to its foundation. a contractor was working at the site when somebody in the crew broke a gasline. the fire department was call. the house literally blew up. thankfully, nobody was inside at the time. several people on the block did suffer minor injuries. the chimney of that home next door was knocked off. >>> an avalanche in washington state sweeping away a skier. the 28-year-old man was skiing yesterday when the avalanche hit, catching him in the fast movi
FOX News
Apr 16, 2010 7:00pm EDT
other news tonight, the automaker toyota has just announced another recall. this one effects about 600,000 cinema minivans. model year 1998 through 2010. people could see corrosion from the road salt in the spare tire cable. worse case scenario they say the spare tire could fall off the minivan and cause a big problem for whatever vehicle is behind it the automaker is still working on a fix here. folks with cars in this recall should go to their dealers for an inspection. this, of course, is just the latest in toyota's recall troubles which effect more than 8 million cars and trucks around the world. tonight, we are getting a new look at the inside workings at the controversial move by the central intelligence agency. new documents now indicate that after the cia disobeyed a white house order by destroying videotapes of interrogations, the agency's director said he was okay with the decision. here's the back story. it starts in 2002, when cia agents were holding these two suspected terrorists in thailand. we have since learned that the agency used waterboarding on those suspects, w
FOX News
Apr 15, 2010 7:00pm EDT
forward to getting back in the air. well, four the latest toyota trouble. the car maker says it's testing all of its suvs, all of them. after "consumer reports" rated one lexus model don't buy. toyota owns lexus. it's already stopped selling the 2010 gx 460. and it reports it's debating whether to recall it. "consumer reports" indicate the test drive of the suv found a problem with stability control that could cause a rollover. toyota reports it's trying to duplicate those tests to figure out what went wrong. still a few hours left to file your taxes. all this week we have been showing you how the government spends your money. tonight, a look at how it may be able to save you some cash. and it's your chance to vote in our online poll. should the mom who sent her 7-year-old son -- adoptive son back to russia face charges? go to foxnews.com/shep. tell us what you think. the results later in this newscast. anwr al >> shepard: feds are calling it largest immigrant smuggling raid in this nation. hundreds of agents hitting the streets in four different towns in arizona. immigration offi
FOX News
Apr 7, 2010 6:00pm EDT
? >> chris: shannon bream at the white house. thank you. >>> the "associated press" reports toyota executive wrote an internal e-mail that the company needed to, "come clean" about accelerator problems just five days before it announced a massive recall. a.p. says toyota warned european, russian, and middle eastern distributors about the problems months before it notified american regulators. general morl motors says it los $4.3 billion in the last half of 2009 as it struggled to repay government loans and emerge from bankruptcy, but they say there is a chance it will be profitable this year. the nation's largest auto maker reports a large gain in domestic market share in the first three months of 2010. >>> stocks were down today. the dow lost 72.5. the s&p 500 dropped 7. nasdaq gave back 5 2/3. >>> one of president obama's top economic advisors paul volcker is talking about a controversial new tax to help battle the deficit. fox business network correspondent peter barnes is here to tell us about the value-added tax. otherwise known as the v.a.t. good evening, peter. what is the v
FOX News
Apr 13, 2010 10:00pm EDT
says they all agree the threat of nuclear terrorism is among their greatest challenges. toyota temporarily halting sales of the lexus gx 460 taking action after a don't buy warning from consumer reports. the magazine says tests revealed handling problems are causing suv's to roll over easily during sharp turns. toyota sold close to 6,000 since they went on sale in december. i'm ainsley earhart now back to on the record with greta. >> greta: continuing with senator nelson in his first interview since controversy exploded about the so-called cornhusker kickback. who came up with the idea that 100 million dollars would go to nebraska? was that your idea? >> i think it was the idea -- someone's idea to put it in. >> greta: someone? >> various people involved at various times. this was 1% of the discussion i had. >> greta: if you look at december 19ths, there's an article by david brucker during the 6 p.m. hour four republicans asked for unanimous consent that the manager's amendment to the democratic health care package currently be set aside to extend the deal that you secured for
FOX News
Apr 21, 2010 1:00am EDT
-- committee this disaster toyota with lots of different recalls we asked do you need more authority? he said no, i have all the authority i need. are you going to be able to fix this? yes, i am, i will i have enough funding. i had a cabinet officer who was willing to say nhtsa deposited the ball they not been overseeing the auto caps -- -- auto companies properly. he came and said >> greta: he didn't want a whole another agency. >> if you go to the website their mission is to protect the consumer. so for the life of me until we can take a look at our government and certify we don't already have the apparent ability to fix the problem that led to the meltdown why do we create another agency? >> three good examples of why you are right. first bernie madoff. second al stan -- al sanford. third, the question of rating agencies and how they were calling people aaa that weren't. all three the sec dropped the ball on. last one related to financial collapse. >> greta: it is not that they don't have the authority it is they didn't do their jobs. in some ways this geld man saks i think that is a
FOX News
Apr 19, 2010 10:00pm EDT
he worked at the hospital or knew those victims. late word coming in that toyota offering to fix 34,000 of the 2010 lexus possible roll over during sharp turn agreeing to pay a of 16 million dollars for not reporting problems with accelerator pedals on other vehicles. we return to on the record with greta. >> greta: ready for a switch up from health care, nuclear weapons and volcano clouds? jenna elfman is here to go on the record about her show "accidentally on purpose." a single woman becomes pregnant after a one nightstand. 8:30 p.m. on cbs. here's a sneak peek. >> i have the baby. >> really? >> you took so long i'm already pregnant with another one. >> here's your ice water. >> thank you. >> anything else i can get for you, dirty stranger? >> doctor, i'm so glad to see. >> i didn't need to see the rolling stones tonight. >> greta: jenna elfman joins us live from los angeles. nice to see you, welcome back to the show. i'm delight your show isn't opposite us. season finale. are you excited? is it sad to see the show close for the season? >> well, i'm very excited because it is
FOX News
Apr 19, 2010 6:00am EDT
take a little time. cars now, toyota expected to pay a record fine of more than $16 million after failing to report problems with sticking gas pedals. you may have heard about this. it's the largest government penalty ever levied against any car maker. they are supposed to notify the government in five days when they find a safety defected. steve has no defects. >> thanks for noticing. thanks, brian. angela returned home one day to find her house, that house right there, had been ransacked. doors padlocked and even her pet parrot luke gone. it wasn't a burglar. it was a bank. the barng of america had repossessed her home despite the fact that her mortgage was up to date. what happened? angela joins us right now along with her attorney michael rosenzwig to talk about what happened. angela, so you walked up to your house that day, not too long ago and you discovered your house had been padlocked and there was a sticker on the door, right? >> yes. >> what did the sticker say? >> it had bank of america's phone number on it and we called that number. >> right. >> after i had the police
FOX News
Apr 30, 2010 6:00am EDT
past 50 years, toyota has been proud to be a model of quality car making. but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, is is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're maki fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will contito be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ >> good morning, everyone. tgif, friday, april 30, 2010. thanks for sharing your friday with us. we begin with a fox news alert right now, the first wave of all that oil washing ashore in louisiana. is our government doing enough to help? the details are moments away. >> iran, you know, the country that oppresses women and the country that believes their breasts cause earthquakes, they'
FOX News
Apr 14, 2010 6:00am EDT
problem this morning for toyota. it has stopped selling its lexus gs-460 s. u.v. in the united states. "consumer reports" had given it a don't buy rating because of a high rollover risk in certain circumstances. toyota says it has engineers working on the problem. the g.x. 460 is a low volume item for toyota. only 5400 have been sold. >> a no buy rating? >> pretty tough. >> looking live right now, space shuttle discovery. astronauts aboard the international space station and shuttle discovery making final preps now for the return to earth already on monday. seems like they just went up there. >> yeah. >> the crew wrapped up their final spacewalk after successfully attaching a new ammonia tank to the i.s.s. this is going to be a really important speech tomorrow, folks. the plan will use $6 billion in new funding over five years to create 2500 new jobs in florida with the ultimate goal of going to mars but there's still a lot of questions, guys, about exactly what will happen to the space shuttle. i think there's only three missions left. >> we have two questions, can you go to mars? nu
FOX News
Apr 28, 2010 9:00am EDT
our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, is is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're maki fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will contito be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] let's say you've done everything you can in any, and all of our decisions. to try to live with your dirty carpet. problem is: you're not really living. this is ridiculous. [ male announcer ] you need help. you need the sears carpet cleaning experts. we're one of the largest carpet cleaning companies in the country. we'll take care of it for you. ♪ [ male announcer ] whether it's carpet or upholstery, our two-step process uses a special cleaning solution and
FOX News
Apr 21, 2010 11:00am EDT
, that is about 18 percent of americans think either is the better car and 15 percent think toyota is the better car. again, a little bit of a difference, but not necessarily a huge difference like you've seen in the past, jane. jane: jenna, how is our investment in general motors working out for us as taxpayers? >> we do have big news with general motors saying they're paying back the remaining $6.7 billion, part of that loan, they're paying back $4.7 billion, the more than $6 billion total, so that's one part of our ownership in general motors, though. we still own 60 percent of that company. that comes to roughly more than $50 billion. but we're really not going to know just how much we have invested until we hopefully get paid back and that's when general motors will once again sell shares to the public and hopefully we'll get paid back then. a quick note, ed whittaker, will be appearing on television commercial talking about the fact that gm did pay back this loan early. he also is going to be going to d.c. tomorrow to give a report back to congress about just what our investment
FOX News
Apr 15, 2010 1:00pm EDT
pass judgment on the overhaul health care law, and troubled automaker toyota is conducting safety tests on its luxury suv, the move coming after consumer reports magazine issued a don't buy warning about the 2010 lexus. >>> plus at least nine people are dead, 75 injured in burma, now known as myanmar after three bombs ripped through the city of yongon. authorities still don't know who was behind those blasts. >>> well, here in this country, there are no delays for the tea party express. right now hundreds of rallies taking place across the united states, and they come on the biggest day for this young political movement. tax day. april 15th. meantime, a new poll puts one figure popular with tea partyers virtually neck and neck with president obama, a survey by rasmussen finds president obama has a one percentage point edge over republican texas congressman ron paul in a hypothetical 2012 race. as you probably know congressman ron paul ran for the republican nomination in 2008. joining me now is congressman paul. what do you think of that, one point behind the president? >> well, a
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